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TurboDown™
Performance enhanced down
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We combined Omni-Heat™ Thermal insulation with down then lined it with Omni-Heat™ Reflective and created TurboDown™ Performance enhanced down.

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Features

  • The benefits of down and synthetic
  • Reduces cold spots
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Turbodown Wave™
Wave Goodbye to Cold
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TurboDown Wave construction technique pairs two layers of 900-fill down separated by a 100-gram layer of synthetic Omni-Heat® Thermal Insulation. Rather than sewing straight through both layers of fabric, the jacket is welded together through wavelike baffles offset by layers, eliminating the heat loss through stitch lines.

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Features

  • Premium, water-resistant down and Omni-Heat insulation.
  • Patent-pending “wave” construction that eliminates cold spots.
  • Industry leading warmth-to-weight ratio.
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Omni-Heat™ Reflective
Thermal reflective warmth
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Omni-Heat Reflective

This breathable warming technology helps regulate your temperature with little silver dots that reflect and retain the warmth your body generates.

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Features

  • Reflects body heat
  • Highly breathable
  • Reduces your need for bulky layers
  • Wicks moisture to keep you dry and comfortable
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Heat Seal
Heat Sealed Warmth
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Heat Seal

Heat Seal technology eliminates stitches, creating baffles that greatly reduce water penetration, heat loss and down migration.

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Features

  • Lightweight and sleek
  • Great for layering
  • Improved heat retention
  • Reduces down migration
  • Reduces water penetration
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Thermal Coil
Keep More Heat
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Thermal Coil

Thermal Coil uses patented reflective technology to prevent heat loss giving you more heat with less weight.

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Features

  • Patented reflective material
  • Improved heat retention
  • Light weight
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OUTDRY™ EXTREME
MEMBRANE OUTSIDE, DRY INSIDE
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OUTDRY EXTREME

Our first ever waterproof and breathable rainwear with a tough waterproof membrane outside and soft, wicking fabric inside.

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Features

  • Pinnacle Titanium features, fabrics, fit
  • External seam taping seals water out
  • Internal wicking absorbs moisture
  • Seamless Light Rail™ Zippers resist water
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Omni-Tech™
Waterproof. Breathable. Guaranteed.
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Omni-Tech™

Omni-Tech provides premium, air-permeable waterproof protection. It’s waterproof and breathable guaranteed.

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Features

  • Waterproof. Breathable. Guaranteed.
  • Windproof
  • Air permeability allows perspiration to escape
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OutDry™
Absolute waterproof construction
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OutDry

OutDry™ uses a one-piece patented construction process that creates a waterproof breathable barrier that is heat-bonded directly to the outer fabric, leaving no seams, no gaps, and no way for water to get in.

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Features

  • Absolutely waterproof
  • Highly breathable
  • Superior fit and dexterity/flexibility
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Omni-Wick™ Evap
Ultra-High Performance Wicking Fabric
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Omni-Wick™ Evap

Omni-Wick™ EVAP moisture management technology keeps you dry and comfortable thanks to a special compound that disperses sweat quickly across a broad surface area for accelerated evaporation.

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Features

  • Next-to-skin comfort
  • Feels dry even while sweating
  • Faster wicking technology
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Omni-Wick™
High-Performance Wicking Fabric
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Omni-Wick™

Omni-Wick™ pulls moisture away from the body and enables perspiration to evaporate quickly, keeping you dry and comfortable.

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Features

  • Efficiently wicks away moisture
  • Advanced evaporation
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Omni-Freeze™ Zero
Sweat-activated cooling
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Omni-Freeze™ Zero

Omni-Freeze™ ZERO’s blue rings react with your sweat to lower the temperature of the material, so you feel cooler.

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Features

  • Industry-leading cooling technology
  • Long-lasting cooling
  • Lowers material temperature
  • Accelerated wicking process to keep you dry
  • Next-to-skin comfort
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Omni-Freeze™
Cooling And Wicking Fabric
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Omni-Freeze™

Omni-Freeze consists of specially shaped flat yarns that facilitate the release of heat and feels cooler to the touch.

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Features

  • Fabric that feels cool to the touch
  • Ideal for aerobic activities
  • Next-to-skin comfort
  • Accelerated wicking process to keep you dry
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Omni-Shade™
Sun Protection
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Omni-Shade™

Omni-Shade™ blocks Ultraviolet A and Ultraviolet B rays (UVA and UVB), helping to prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.

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Features

  • Blocks UV rays with: tight weave construction, UV absorbers, and UV reflectors
  • Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation
  • Unlike sunscreen - no need to reapply
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Omni-Wind™ Block
Blocks wind to prevent chill
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Omni-Wind Block

This technology features a technically advanced membrane that provides breathable wind protection – the wind chill is kept from coming in but perspiration is allowed to escape.

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Features

  • Waterproof fabric
  • Ultra lightweight and breathable membrane
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Omni-Shield™
Water And Stain Repellent
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Omni-Shield™

Omni-Shield™ helps you stay clean and dry by resisting the absorption of liquids into the yarns to prevent staining the garment or footwear.

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Features

  • Water and stain repellent technology
  • Long-lasting repellency
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Omni-Shield™ Blood 'n Guts
Advanced Water And Stain Repellent
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Omni-Shield blood ‘n guts™

Omni-Shield Blood ‘N Guts™ is specifically formulated to provide two lines of defense to prevent and remove stains.

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Features

  • Stain release allowing for easy cleanup
  • Provides repellency without affecting the breathability or feel of the fabric
  • Long-lasting repellency
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TechLite
Cushioning Midsole
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Techlite™

Techlite™ lightweight midsoles deliver immediate and long-lasting superior cushioning and higher energy return.

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Features

  • More durable cushioning
  • Cushioning superiority out-of-the-box, and throughout the life of the shoe
  • Lightweight
  • Increased impact absorption and energy return
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FLUIDFOAM
Advanced Cushioning
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Versatile midsole with smooth-riding cushion support for road or trail.

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Features

  • Compression-molded cushioning technology
  • Deep flex grooves for increased flexibility
  • Suitable for a hybrid mix of surfaces
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FLUIDGUIDE
Cushioning Midsole
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Provides multi-directional support and impact absorbing cushioning to smooth out the trails ahead.

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Features

  • Multi-directional support
  • Large cushioning area
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PRFRM
Customized Protection
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Removable, thermo-molded insert hugs your sole with fitted cushion and support.

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Features

  • Heat-activated
  • Molds to your foot's unique bone structure
  • Thermoplastic shank and heel pad for enhanced support
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TrailShield
Forefoot Protection
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Increases midfoot torsional rigidity and provides tough forefoot protection.

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Features

  • Torsional strength
  • Puncture resistance protection
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Omni-Grip™
Advanced Traction
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Omni-Grip™

Omni-Grip™ is an advanced traction solution with specially formulated compounds and treads that ensure stability, and the right grip, for every environment.

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Features

  • Strategically blends log zones and rubber compounds
  • Designed to grip rock, loose dirt, and gravel
  • Functional in and around water
  • Water traction treatments features siping
  • Multi-directional digging zones
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GRYPTONITE
More Grip, Less Slip
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Multi-directional lugs deliver aggressive traction across all surfaces.

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Features

  • Sticky carbon rubber
  • Multi-directional tetrahedral lug design
  • Wet/dry traction
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VIBRAM
All-Terrain Stability
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Next-level outsole traction that grips and protects by maximizing surface contact, creating multi-directional lugs, and providing necessary mud release.

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Features

  • Optimal balance of traction and durability
  • Responsive on unpredictable terrain
  • Engineered for stability and comfort
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